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Staff Sgt. Ferguson Presented Commander’s Coin For Exemplary Duty

Staff Sgt. Benjamin Ferguson is presented with a Commander’s Coin from Lt. Col. Willy Pegues, commander of the Kansas National Guard Training Center, Salina, Kansas, for his exemplary duty while serving as a Range Maintenance noncommisioned officer and as a dual status technician with the Kansas Training Center. Ferguson has been selected for an Army Guard and Reserve position with Recruiting. (Photo taken by …

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Exercise helps Civil Air Patrol hone communication skills

By Flight Officer Cole Oakland Kansas Wing, Civil Air Patrol Getting real time information into the hands of first response teams is critical to saving lives and property during a disaster. However, transmitting that information may be a problem when cell towers and phone lines are down as a result of the disaster. A March 21 communication exercise gave members …

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